Brixton Guinness Trust residents and activists stage blockade

Brixton Guinness Trust residents and activists stage blockade,  Friday 8th May 2015

Residents facing eviction from their Guinness Trust homes in Loughborough Park teamed up with housing activists yesterday to stage a symbolic early morning blockade of the site.

Brixton Guinness Trust residents and activists stage blockade,  Friday 8th May 2015

 

Despite the early start, supporters came down from the Aylesbury estate and were joined by activists from the Radical Housing network, Lambeth Housing activists and Housing Actions in Southwark and Lambeth.

Here’s some photos from the action:

Brixton Guinness Trust residents and activists stage blockade,  Friday 8th May 2015

Brixton Guinness Trust residents and activists stage blockade,  Friday 8th May 2015

Brixton Guinness Trust residents and activists stage blockade,  Friday 8th May 2015

Brixton Guinness Trust residents and activists stage blockade,  Friday 8th May 2015

Read the full background to the story here: Brixton evictions and regeneration – the story of the Guinness Trust Estate in Loughborough Park, Brixton

Discuss this on the urban75 forums.
Guinness Trust AST Tenants Facebook page
Lambeth Housing Activists
Sign the petition: Stop the social cleansing of Brixton. Stop the evictions of tenants from Loughborough Park Estate
Background info and video:
The story of the Guinness Trust Estate in Loughborough Park, Brixton
Guinness Trust, Brixton fights the landlords
Guinness Trust estate campaign continues in Brixton